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Restaurant Spotlight: Brunch at Dogwood Tavern

April 16, 2014 1:43 PM0 comments

For the month of April, the Restaurant Spotlight will be focusing on brunch at restaurants in the City of Falls Church. This week, we explore Dogwood Tavern’s Saturday brunch. Diners at Dogwood Tavern who visit early on Saturdays and Sundays could order from the restaurant’s full lunch menu, but they’d […]

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Press Pass: Johnnyswim

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Abner Ramirez says the duo Johnnyswim formed because he and Amanda Sudano-Ramirez wanted to be alone together. His wife laughs, then Abner starts to joke about playing the long con, of “talking this chick into marrying me.” They’re in the car, traveling in the midst of a packed April schedule […]

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Big Day Goes Awry in Farce ‘Perfect Wedding,’ Put On by McLean Players

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Any bride- or groom-to-be wants a wedding day that’s perfect. In the slapstick romantic comedy “Perfect Wedding,” which the McLean Community Players will open next week in its Washington, D.C.-area premiere, a wedding day gets off to a rather rocky start. Bill, the groom, wakes up in his honeymoon suite […]

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Virginia Supreme Court Set to Hear Appeal of Michael Gardner Case

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The Virginia Supreme Court is set today in Richmond to hear the appeal of the May 2012 conviction by an Arlington circuit court of Falls Church Democratic political activist Michael Gardner on two counts of aggravated sexual assault of two underage girls, according to the Associated Press. Gardner is currently […]

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Police Directing Traffic at Rts. 7 & 29 in Falls Church

April 15, 2014 3:03 PM0 comments

Due to an issue with a flashing traffic signal, Falls Church City Police are currently directing traffic at Broad (Rt. 7/Leesburg Pike) and Washington (Rt. 29/Lee Highway) streets in the City of Falls Church today. A City spokesperson says crews are analyzing the issue but warn the flashing signal lights […]

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Crime Report: Unrelated Thefts Around F.C. Include a Wallet, Purse & Slabs of Meat

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A majority of the past week’s incidents in the Falls Church Crime Report involved thefts including a stolen package on Greenway Blvd., a wallet at BJ’s, a purse at Chipotle, slabs of meat from the Halalco Supermarket and more shoplifting at CVS. There were also three people arrested for marijuana […]

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Mason Track Athletes Battle Bigger Conferences at Handley Invite

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To kick off their spring break, the George Mason High School boys and girls track teams met at school at 5:45 a.m. last Saturday for an 80-mile bus ride to Handley High School in Winchester and a full day of competition. Twenty teams participated in the 73rd annual Handley Invitational; while Mason […]

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F.C. Arts ‘Enviro Art’ Showcases New Talent

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Falls Church Arts debuted its Enviro Art show last week, featuring pieces made with items from nature or rescued from the waste stream. The show was curated by Environmental Artist Teddy Wiant, and featured three new FCA members exhibiting for the first time. Wiant (center) is pictured above with his singing “Wood Bard” piece, […]

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Local Students Earn Prizes in F.C. Rotary Essay Contest

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Students whose essays were judged the top three of 15 entries for seventh- and eighth-grade students in the Falls Church Rotary Club’s Essay Contest were invited to the April 3 meeting of the club to receive prizes. For their essays on the Rotary Four-Way Test, Cooper Middle School students Maggie Bellaschi […]

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United Way Donates $339,000 to Area Service Groups

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United Way of the National Capital Area announced last week that it is awarding 21 grants totaling $338,662 to member organizations serving the Fairfax and Falls Church areas. The funds came through designations to the Fairfax/Falls Church Community Impact Fund in United Way NCA’s annual workplace giving campaign. Each of […]

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